Teamwork

Monday Meditations 3 – The Rush to Judgment

“There is generally much to learn before any judgment can be pronounced with certainty on another’s doings.” – Marcus Aurelius How many times have you wrongly assumed the motive behind someone’s words or actions? If you are like me, probably more times than you care to count. Navigating the politics and complex hierarchy of an Continue reading Monday Meditations 3 – The Rush to Judgment

Necessary Words – The Art of Lean Communication

“The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.” – Hans Hofmann Lean Communication. Imagine Lean Communication as the art of saying what is necessary. Words that yield the desired result. And yes, it is possible┬áto over-communicate. Over-communication in the form of a confusing narrative that leaves the listener Continue reading Necessary Words – The Art of Lean Communication

The Language of Teams

Working with each other. Working for each other. Two statements that evoke a very different perspective. A very different emotion. Working with each other is the language of proximity. We sit in the same office, work on the same project or are part of the same process. To the degree we need things from each Continue reading The Language of Teams

The Leicester Story – A Lesson for Leaders in the Age of the A Player

For those that don’t follow the sport known everywhere else as football, (soccer), an event took place in the last week that defied all logic. Leicester Football Club, (pronounced Lester), won the Premier League Championship in England. This after narrowly escaping relegation to a lower league in the prior season and starting this campaign at Continue reading The Leicester Story – A Lesson for Leaders in the Age of the A Player

Leading in Community

Community happens when people serve and care for one another in the pursuit of a common purpose. Genuine means to be free from pretense, affectation, or hypocrisy; sincere: a genuine person. Communites are built on genuine connections. Genuine connections are real. They are honest. They embrace. They are hard. They hurt. They fear. They love. Continue reading Leading in Community